Man killed in Hwy 17 crash

0 Collision this morning between a transport and a car leaves 51-year-old dead
August 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

A collision on Highway 17 near Logos Land has the highway closed in both directions.

Reports from the scene are coming in that a transport truck collided with a small car near Cobden, leaving the truck engulfed in flames, with the car ending up in the middle of the road. Pieces of both vehicles were strewn across both lanes of the highway.

According to police, the 51-year-old man who was driving the car died at the scene, while the truck driver suffered serious injuries.

The accident happened around 10:40 a.m.

Police have closed the highway and detours are in place.

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